(#171478) THE WHITE WIFE; WITH OTHER STORIES, SUPERNATURAL, ROMANTIC AND LEGENDARY; Collected and Illustrated by Cuthbert Bede [pseudonym]. Cuthbert Bede, Edward Bradley.

THE WHITE WIFE; WITH OTHER STORIES, SUPERNATURAL, ROMANTIC AND LEGENDARY; Collected and Illustrated by Cuthbert Bede [pseudonym]. London: Sampson Low, Son, and Marston, 14, Ludgate Hill, 1865. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi-vii [viii-xi] xii [1] 2-252, seven illustrations by the author of which four are full-page on inserted plates and the others are smaller textual illustrations, publisher's decorated reddish brown cloth, front and rear panels stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, top edge untrimmed, other edges trimmed, yellow coated endpapers. First edition. Collection of traditional Scottish legends from the Lands-end district in the Western Highlands, including ghost stories. Told in a lively manner, with charming period illustrations by the author, a popular Victorian humorist in his day. Day (1963), p. 7. Not in Bleiler (1948: 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Wolff 773. Not in Sadleir. A bright, very good copy. A lovely copy of a scarce book. (#171478).

Price: $500.00

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